Tactile Education

Children respond to educational technology that requires hands-on participation

Implications - Mobile apps have revolutionized the world of education by allowing children to adopt a more visual and interactive approach to learning. However, children who want to move beyond the screen when it comes to their schooling are gravitating towards educational tech that either requires more hands-on participation or offers tangible results. This mode of study is still interactive, but caters more towards tactile learners who appreciate the opportunity to create with their hands.
SCORE: 4.8
Mild Top 4 Examples: 10,176 Total Clicks Mar 15 - Jun 15
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SCORE: 6.7
Hot 5,695 Clicks Pub: Apr 28, 15
Insect-Examining Toys
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SCORE: 3.9
Mild 1,475 Clicks Pub: Mar 6, 15
Educational LED Keyboards
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SCORE: 4.5
Mild 2,471 Clicks Pub: Apr 2, 15
Educational Hacker Tookits
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SCORE: 3.6
Untested 535 Clicks Pub: May 29, 15
Space Experiment Kits
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